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News Jamaica: Jamaica protects nearly 75K hectares, bans mining

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2017/11/22/jamaica-protects-nearly-75k-hectares-bans-mining.html
Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica's government says it will protect nearly 75,000 hectares (185,000 acres) in a northwest region dotted by mines that features forests, rivers and cultural sites. Prime Minister Andrew Holness says all mining will be banned in ...

News Jamaica: Starbucks First Store in Jamaica Honors Country’s Rich Heritage

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/starbucks-first-store-jamaica-honors-140000394.html
Publication date: uesday 21 November 2017

Starbucks (SBUX) today opened its first store in Jamaica and entered its 76 th market globally, marking a historic milestone for the global coffee company’s Caribbean operations and its storied history of sourcing the highest quality coffee from the ...

News Jamaica: Rapper '50 Cent' And G-Unit Donate Over 500 Turkeys In Jamaica

News channel or source: https://patch.com/new-york/jamaica/rapper-50-cent-g-unit-donate-over-500-turkeys-jamaica
Publication date: uesday 21 November 2017

FOREST HILLS, QUEENS -- Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson and his hip-hop group G-Unit gave away more than 500 free Thanksgiving turkeys in his hometown of South Jamaica, according to a Facebook post from the rapper. On Nov. 17, South Jamaica residents lined up ...

News Jamaica: Jamaica’s PM on turnaround: It’s not finished*

News channel or source: http://www.trinidadexpress.com/20171122/business/jamaica8217s-pm-on-turnaround-it8217s-not-finished
Publication date: uesday 21 November 2017

FOR decades, Jamaica’s economic performance was a sad joke at economic conferences, with its skyrocketing inflation, growing unemployment, stagnant growth and burgeoning debt creating a sense of despair at the country’s persistent poverty. Last week ...

News Jamaica: Starbucks opens outlet in Jamaica

News channel or source: http://m.jamaicaobserver.com/latestnews/Starbucks_opens_outlet_in_Jamaica?profile=1338&template=MobileArticle
Publication date: uesday 21 November 2017

ST JAMES, Jamaica — Starbucks today opened its first store in Jamaica and entered its 76th market globally, marking a historic milestone for the global coffee company's Caribbean operations and its storied history of sourcing the highest quality coffee ...

News Jamaica: With video: Jamaica man shot in home invasion

News channel or source: http://www.qchron.com/editions/eastern/with-video-jamaica-man-shot-in-home-invasion/article_998db4fa-ce1c-11e7-8777-43a5e85de158.html
Publication date: onday 20 November 2017

The NYPD is seeking the public’s help in identifying three men who committed a home invasion and shooting in Jamaica on Sunday afternoon. Police in the 103rd Precinct were called to a residence on 197th Street at approximately 2:40 p.m. and discovered ...

News Jamaica: Jamaica Civil Service Long Service Awards Ceremony Postponed

News channel or source: http://jis.gov.jm/jamaica-civil-service-long-service-awards-ceremony-postponed/
Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

The Jamaica Civil Service Long Service Awards Ceremony which was scheduled to take place on the lawns of King’s House today (November 22, 2017) has been postponed as a result of the prevailing weather conditions.

News Jamaica: Post-Jamaica collapse: Germany’s EU policymaking clout on the back-burner

News channel or source: http://www.euractiv.com/section/elections/news/post-jamaica-collapse-germanys-eu-policymaking-clout-on-the-back-burner/
Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

After talks between Germany’s four main political parties collapsed, the acting government’s capacity to participate in EU-level decisions is limited. But important progress still needs to be made to pursue the reform process within the EU. EURACTIV ...

News Jamaica: New CMU Centre in Jamaica to Provide Training in 3D Printing

News channel or source: https://repeatingislands.com/2017/11/20/new-cmu-centre-in-jamaica-to-provide-training-in-3d-printing/
Publication date: onday 20 November 2017

A report from Jamaica’s Gleaner. The offerings of the Caribbean Maritime University (CMU) have been further diversified with the opening of the Dr Andrew Wheatley Centre for Digital Innovation and Advanced Manufacturing, which provides training in 3D ...

News Jamaica: FSU goes small to beat Colorado State in Jamaica

News channel or source: https://www.tomahawknation.com/2017/11/19/16677412/fsu-basketball-recap-colorado-state-rams-jamaica
Publication date: uesday 21 November 2017

Almost halfway through the 2nd half, it looked like the Seminoles were in danger of losing their first game this season. Their 11-point halftime lead was gone, and FSU was locked in a 56-56 dogfight against Colorado State. The Rams had gotten back into the ...